syntexis

noun syn·tex·is \sə̇n‧ˈteksə̇s\

Definition of syntexis

plural

-es

  1. :  the generation and augmentation of magma by melting and assimilation of crustal rocks

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Origin and Etymology of syntexis

Greek syntēxis liquefaction, from syntēkein to dissolve, liquefy + -sis


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